SCOTTISH BOYS AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

This year’s competition between the sixteen Areas of Scotland was held at Stranraer Golf Club on Sunday 18 June 2017. The boys travelled to the west of Dumfries & Galloway full of confidence and much hope following numerous practice rounds at Stranraer over the winter. They knew the layout of the course,

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GILLESPIE CLASSIC

The Gillespie Classic took place at Brighouse Bay Golf Club on Sunday 18th June in glorious weather. The course was well presented and over 50 people took part. The competition is sponsored by Gillespie Leisure in association with Benross. The South of Scotland Golfers’ Association would like to record their thanks to both these organisations.

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PRACTICE FOR BOYS AREA TEAM CHAMPS

Some photographs of the Boys practicing for the Scottish Boys Area Team Championship

A happy Nathan; Pam, Coaching Convenor, William, Angus and Iain

Angus at the ready

Did Nathan hit it right or left?

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SCOTTISH BOYS AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

This event will be held at Stranraer on Sunday 18 June.

If you can be in the area the 4 man South team would welcome your support for this the premier competition in Scotland for teams from all over the country. The best junior golfers will be present so some exciting golf is guaranteed.

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GILLESPIE CLASSIC

This popular 4BBB competition will be held at Brighouse Bay on Sunday 18 June

Entry forms are on this website. Select your partner and get your entry in. Open to any formation of Gents, Ladies and Juniors.

All proceeds go to Junior Development in South of Scotland

All welcome

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SOUTH U16 v CUMBRIA U16

On Saturday 27 May the South U16 team travelled down the M6 to Appleby to play their counterparts from Cumbria. Appleby is a moorland course with electric fences round their superb greens to keep the grazing sheep from destroying them. The weather was sultry with a threat of thunder and lightning later in the day.

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SCOTTISH JUNIOR TOUR

Congratulations to Lewis Cheetham (Dumfries & County) who finished second, only losing by one stroke, in the 36 hole Scottish U16 and U14 Tour event at Turnhouse Golf Club at the weekend.

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DRENNAN SALVER

On a lovely spring day with a freshening breeze Powfoot Golf Club played host to the best golfers in Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire as they competed in the annual match play competition between the three counties for the Drennan Salver.

The course was again in immaculate condition as the Dumfriesshire pairing of Mike Grunwell and Liam Carruthers set off in the morning foursomes against the Kirkcudbrightshire pairing of Jamie Parker and Nathan Watson.

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SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

On a dreich wet Easter Sunday the South of Scotland Junior Team travelled to Eden Golf Course near Carlisle to play Cumbria in the first league match of the 2017 season. The course was in very good condition as the eight boys donned their waterproofs for the start of the campaign

Taylor Kerr (Sanquhar) and Callum McMillan (Kirkcudbright) started badly in the morning foursomes against Archie Davies (Carlisle) and Jamie Sowerby (Appleby) and were two down after 4 holes before recovering to be only one down at the turn.

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SOUTH V CUMBRIA

The annual match for the Solway Trophy between the South of Scotland and Cumbria was played this year on Sunday 9 April at Powfoot Golf Course. On a cold, breezy day, with the course in super condition, the two twelve man teams set off to enjoy a friendly day of golf on the links.

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